ESS-E62571: An incomplete Medieval - Post Medieval lead token, dating AD1300-1800.

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Unique ID: ESS-E62571

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An incomplete Medieval - Post Medieval lead token, dating AD1300-1800. Powell Type 1. The token is circular in shape and biface. One side is decorated with a six petaled flower. The other has a cross with each arm formed of four lines. The token is covered in a light grey patina.

Similar tokens are on the PAS database, cf. WAW-48ACCE and Read (2001) illustates a few flower designs (p.135, fig 89, no.945-946)

Dimensions: diameter: 25.86 mm; thickness: 3.25 mm; weight: 8.19g.

Reference: Read, 2001. 'Metal Artefacts of Antiquity' Portcullis Publishing. Somerset

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: CIMS
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.25 mm
Weight: 8.19 g
Diameter: 25.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 7937

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Much Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4220
Four figure Latitude: 51.86052246
Four figure longitude: 0.06068344
1:25K map: TL4220
1:10K map: TL42SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: CIMS
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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